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USHR1080IntroRecognizing the important role of chefs in responding to natural disasters. Recognizes: (1) the leadership of Chef Jose Andres in founding World Central Kitchen and providing meals in multiple disaster zones, and (2) the volunteer chefs who have cont...
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2018-09-25
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHR401IntroUrging China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, India, and all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against the trade. Calls for an end to the dog and cat meat industry an...
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2018-09-12
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-09-05
Conference held.
USSB1322EngrossAmerican Fisheries Advisory Committee Act
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2018-08-31
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2882IntroOcean Acidification Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009 to authorize a federal agency with a representative serving on the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification to car...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHR884IntroExpressing appreciation of the goals of American Craft Beer Week and commending the small and independent craft brewers of the United States.
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2018-05-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB2787IntroFood Donation Act of 2018 This bill amends the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act to expand the liability protections for the donation of food. The bill expands the liability protections to include donations of an apparently fit grocery pr...
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2018-04-26
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2641IntroAmerican Food for American Schools Act of 2018 This bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require school food authorities (SFAs) to request a waiver from the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to purchase foreign commodities o...
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2018-04-10
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB5180IntroTip Income Protection (TIP) Act of 2018 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 with respect to the definition of wage to provide that except in the case of the pooling of tips, all tips received by any employee, including an employee t...
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2018-03-06
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4879IntroProtect Interstate Commerce Act of 2018 This bill prohibits a state or local government from imposing a standard or condition on the production or manufacture of agricultural products sold or offered for sale in interstate commerce if: (1) the produc...
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2018-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB772EngrossCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosure stat...
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2018-02-07
Received in the Senate.
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of ...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USHB4425IntroFood and Farm Act This bill reauthorizes and modifies several Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, crop insurance, conservation, food assistance, nutrition, farm credit, beginning farmers and ranchers, food waste...
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2017-11-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB4241IntroTransportation Access and System Connection Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Transportation to carry out a pilot program to improve transportation planning, including acquiring for participating states and metropolitan planning organi...
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2017-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB4092IntroAG Act Agricultural Guestworker Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a new H-2C nonimmigrant visa for aliens having a residence in a foreign country which they have no intention of abandoning and who are coming tempor...
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2017-10-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 16.
USSB1947IntroLocal FARMS Act Local Food and Regional Market Supply Act This bill consolidates, modifies, and authorizes several Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs to expand regional or local food markets and implement food safety practices. The bill author...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3941IntroLocal FARMS Act Local Food And Regional Market Supply Act This bill consolidates, modifies, and authorizes several Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs to expand regional or local food markets and implement food safety practices. The bill author...
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2017-10-04
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR536IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 25, 2017, as "National Lobster Day". Encourages the observance of National Lobster Day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.
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2017-09-25
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR261IntroA resolution recognizing the month of September 2017 as "Alaska Wild Salmon Month". Recognizes September 2017, as Alaska Wild Salmon Month.
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2017-09-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5810; text: CR S5804)
USHB3599IntroProtect Interstate Commerce Act This bill prohibits a state or local government from imposing a standard or condition on the production or manufacture of agricultural products sold or offered for sale in interstate commerce if: (1) the production or ...
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2017-09-01
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB3108IntroProtecting Honest Fishermen Act of 2017
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2017-08-09
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSR221IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2017, as "National Lobster Day". Designates September 25, 2017, as National Lobster Day.
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2017-08-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695; text: 7/19/2017 CR S4083)
USSB1680IntroFood Recovery Act of 2017 This bill provides funding and establishes requirements to reduce food waste and standardize date labeling on food. The bill authorizes grants or loans for: raising awareness about wasted food and food recovery efforts to re...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3444IntroFood Recovery Act of 2017 This bill provides funding and establishes requirements to reduce food waste and standardize date labeling on food. The bill authorizes grants or loans for activities related to: raising awareness about wasted food and food ...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1603IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and related agencies. TITLE I-...
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2017-07-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 177.
USHB2657IntroPRIME Act Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption Act This bill amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act to expand the exemption of custom slaughtering of animals from federal inspection requirements. Under current law, the exemption applies i...
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2017-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USSB1418IntroAirline Passengers' Bill of Rights This bill directs the Department of Transportation to prescribe regulations relating to: protections for airline passengers from being required to involuntarily relinquish their seats, unless necessary for safety or...
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2017-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1386IntroSchedules That Work Act This bill grants an employee the right to request that the employee's employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the locatio...
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2017-06-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2942IntroSchedules That Work Act This bill grants an employee the right to request that the employee's employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the locatio...
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2017-06-20
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1232IntroPRIME Act Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption Act This bill amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act to expand the exemption of custom slaughtering of animals from federal inspection requirements. Under current law, the exemption applies i...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHR329IntroRecognizing the significance of the hundredth anniversary of the soda Cheerwine. Recognizes the significance of the 100th anniversary of the soda Cheerwine and acknowledges its contribution to North Carolina's vibrant food culture and unique local ch...
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB2289IntroSupermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) increase the rate of the rehabilitation tax credit for a supermarket building placed in service after December 31, 2017, and before January 1, 2020, i...
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2017-05-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB845IntroOcean Acidification Research Partnerships Act This bill amends the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009 to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide grants for collaborative research proj...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2064IntroSewage Sludge in Food Production Consumer Notification Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require consumers to be...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1990IntroTo amend title 23, United States Code, to allow food concessions at State-owned interstate rest areas. This bill allows concessions, including restaurants, food services, and convenience stores, at state-owned rest areas along highways on the Interst...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB1241IntroAmerican Food for American Schools Act of 2017 This bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require school food authorities (SFAs) to request a waiver from the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to purchase foreign commodities o...
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2017-02-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1089IntroKOMBUCHA Keeping Our Manufacturers from Being Unfairly taxed while Championing Health Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt the production of kombucha for consumption or sale from excise taxes imposed on alcoholic beverages. Kombuc...
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2017-02-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB389IntroKOMBUCHA Keeping Our Manufacturers from Being Unfairly taxed while Championing Health Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt the production of kombucha for consumption or sale from excise taxes imposed on alcoholic beverages. Kombuc...
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2017-02-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR118IntroExpressing support for the designation of February 14 of each year as International Flower Workers' Day, in acknowledgment of workers in flower-producing countries and to demonstrate the commitment of the United States to practices that respect labor...
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2017-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB214IntroAmerican Fisheries Advisory Committee Act This bill amends the Saltonstall-Kennedy Act to direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish the American Fisheries Advisory Committee. NOAA must establish five regions withi...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB952IntroFood Donation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act to expand the liability protections for the donation of food. The bill expands the liability protections to include donations of an apparently fit grocery pr...
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2017-02-07
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB645IntroRequiring Accountability and Inspections for Dining Service Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide for annual inspections to ensure that VA medical facility kitchens and food service areas meet private hospital kitch...
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2017-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USSB261IntroCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosure statement on ...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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